One dead after workplace accident at Harrodsburg Southern States

One person has died in a workplace accident at Southern States Cooperative in Harrodsburg, police said Thursday.

The name of the victim was not immediately released pending notification of relatives, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene after a front-loader accident at the store. He was pronounced dead shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety Hazard Administration, police said.

The Southern States store is at 1027 North College Street on the north side of Harrodsburg.